Join this clinic and unleash your power potential with the Gamecocks! Come learn the techniques that helped South Carolina break the school homerun record this 2015 season. The focus for this clinic is to maximize power to all fields through the use of power building hitting drills & techniques. Players will gain an understanding that power is generated from the lower half of the body and will be drilled to develop the feel of proper lower half technique. Players will then progress into learning how to “connect” lower half and upper body swing mechanics to maximize their ability to hit for power and average. Developing a power hitting approach at the plate will also be discussed and drilled.
Bev Smith softball camp sessions are open to any and all participants; limited only by age, grade level, and/or gender.
Register for all 5 clinics for only $350.00, must have all registrations in cart at checkout to receive discount. Lunch will be included on full days September 17 and November 12th
**Refunds will only be rewarded two weeks prior to the start of camp, minus credit card processing fee.
|9:15 am||Check In|
|10:00 am-1:00 pm||Clinic|
|1:00 pm||Pick Up|
CHECK IN (9:30 am)
PITCHING (10:00 am-11:30 am)
Coach Beverly Smith and the SC Pitching Staff will teach, demonstrate, and breakdown the fast pitch motion. This session will emphasize the skills needed to increase speed, while gaining better control and hitting targets. Pitchers will also be taught change up and effective velocity to get hitters out.
CATCHERS (10:00 am-11:30 am)
Learn the fundamentals of Catching techniques from Coach Lisa Navas and the SC Catchers: stance, blocking, framing, signals, steal and pickoff throws. Catchers will receive position specific skills during this session before joining the pitchers.
*Catchers please bring ALL your equipment
THE BATTERY (11:30 am-1:00 pm)
Pitchers and Catchers will learn how to work together in this portion of the clinic. Developing specific skills and knowledge to become the most vital source of success in the game, known as The Battery. Pitchers and Catchers will go through instructional stations where they will work together on wild pitches/passed ball coverage, intentional walks setting up a batters, giving/receiving signals, pitchouts/pick-offs, effective communication as well as, mastering the art of framing and selling the pitch.
Open to 10-18 year olds, only 12 inch balls will be used with pitching distance from 40 & 43 feet.
Lunch available to players registered for both the morning and afternoon clinics.
Only 12 inch balls will be used with pitching distance from 40 & 43 feet
Are you trying to improve your offense for the upcoming season? This clinic is designed to improve your offensive potential, with the focus of a proper swing technique, mental preparation, timing, pitch recognition and confidence. Hitters will drill the necessary fundamental techniques and explosive movements that are the absolutes to becoming a complete hitter. The mental aspects of successful hitters will be discussed and practiced.
CHECK IN (1:30 pm)